Wednesday, June 22, 2016

'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf' Premieres

"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" premiered in theaters on June 22, 1966.
June 22, 1966
Adapted from Edward Albee’s novel of the same name, the movie, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, premiered on this day in 1966. Directed by Mike Nichols, the film starred Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal and Sandy Dennis. The film was one of only two movies nominated for every eligible Academy Award categories (the other film was Cimarron). The black comedy/drama won five Oscars including Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. The film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 2013.

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